Destiny Autumn a vocalist, pianist, songwriter, arranger, educator and aspiring human rights activist. She first started vocal and piano lessons at an early age of eight years old and later attended Indiana University: Jacobs School of Music, where she graduated with a Bachelors of Music: Jazz Studies--Voice. At this university, Destiny studied music theory, aural skills, and arranging. She has since taken advantage of obtaining those skills by songwriting, recording and performing with various style combos, ensembles, choirs and music groups ranging from jazz big bands, pop and wedding groups to private projects all over the country. In addition to this, Destiny has also worked with various charities and dove into activism with foundations such as the Center for Social Empowerment and Justice in Ferguson, Missouri (where she advocated for social justice and equality with the use of music and spoken word), Indiana University Dance Marathon (where she played music to raise money for children with terminal illness) and Midway Music Fest (to empower women of all backgrounds) as examples.. Through these musical opportunities and showcase of talent, she has met and had the opportunity to work with world renowned musicians such as Don Braden, Roseanne
Vitro, Bobby McFerrin, Kurt Elling, Janis Siegel, Dave Stryker and Darmon Meader of the “New York Voices” as well as hold multiple features in newspapers, win a student Downbeat and multiple scholarship awards.
She currently balances working as a music instructor for piano and voice students through a company called “Home Sweet Home”, an audio engineer for her church and community productions and creating music as a solo artist. Destiny writes and co-produces her own music which you can find on her Spotify, Apple Music, Soundcloud and various Social Media accounts. Destiny plans to continue to use her gift to bring light into the world and tell the stories of what it’s like to be “hueman”.